Diesel Technology 1

    This course introduces the student to heavy duty diesel powered vehicles and equipment. The student will study personal, tool and equipment safety, environmental issues, Heavy-Duty Brake Systems, Part I, Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems, Part I, and Preventative Maintenance Inspection, Part I. The student will also enhance mathematical and scientific concepts related to heavy duty vehicles and equipment. Students use a wide variety of vehicles and equipment to develop skills and perform diagnostics. This course utilizes the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards and prepares the student for the ASE Heavy-Duty Truck Brakes Part I (T-4), Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems Part I (T-6) and Preventative Maintenance Inspection Part I (T-8) exams.
 
 
 
Diesel Technology 2
 
    This course continues the study of heavy duty diesel powered vehicles and equipment. The student will study personal, tool and equipment safety, environmental issues, Heavy- Duty Brake Systems, Part II, Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems, Part II, Heavy- Duty Drive Trains and Preventative Maintenance Inspection, Part II. The student will also enhance mathematical and scientific concepts related to heavy duty vehicles and equipment. Students use a wide variety of vehicles and equipment to develop skills and perform diagnostics. This course utilizes the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards and prepares the student for the ASE Heavy-Duty Truck Brakes Part II (T-4), Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems Part II (T-6), Heavy-Duty Drive Trains (T-3) and Preventative Maintenance Inspection Part II (T-8) exams.
 
 
 
Diesel Technology 3
 
    This course continues the study of heavy duty diesel powered vehicles and equipment. The student will study personal, tool and equipment safety, environmental issues, Heavy- Duty Diesel Engines, Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems, Part III, Heavy-Duty Suspension and Steering Systems, and Preventative Maintenance Inspection, Part III. The student will also enhance mathematical and scientific concepts related to heavy duty vehicles and equipment. Students use a wide variety of vehicles and equipment to develop skills and perform diagnostics. This course utilizes the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards and prepares the student for the ASE Diesel Engines (T-2), Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems Part III (T-6), Heavy–Duty Suspension and Steering Systems (T-5), and Preventative Maintenance Inspection Part III (T-8) exams.

Prerequisites

There are no prequisites required for this program.

Planning Information

This class is a three year program.

The number of periods required in a student's schedule to complete this program is as follows:

Year 1 = 2 periods

Year 2 = 3 periods

Year 3 = 3 periods

 

Meet the Instructor!

John E. Wolf

Maryland State Advanced Professional Certificate in Technology Education 7-12

Teacher at JAFCTC since 2008

Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician- 2016-2019

Gasoline Engines

Diesel Engines

Drive Train

Brakes

Suspension and Steering

Electrical/Electronic Systems

Heating, Ventilation, and AC

Preventive Maintenance and Inspection

ASE Certification- 2019

Advanced Level Specialist

Master Transit Bus Technician- 2016-2019

Compressed Natural Gas CNG Engines

Diesel Engines

Drive Train and Transmission

Brakes

Suspension and Steering

Electrical/Electronic Systems

Heating, Ventilation, and A/C

Preventive Maintenance and Inspection

Master Automobile Technician – 2016-2019

Engine Repair

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Manual Drive Train and Axles

Suspension and Steering

Brakes

Electrical/Electronic Steering

Heating and Air Conditioning

Engine Performance

Light Vehicle Diesel Engines

Contact Information

For more information about Diesel Technology, please contact Mr. John Wolf.